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Should I Still Wish (Paperback) (John W. Evans)

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In this candid and moving memoir, John W. Evans articulates the complicated joys of falling in love again as a young widower. Though heartbroken after his wife’s violent death, Evans realizes that he cannot remain inconsolable and adrift, living with his in-laws in Indiana. Motivated by a small red X on a map, Evans musters the courage for a cross-country trip. From the Badlands to Yellowstone to the foothills of the Sierra Mountains, Evans’s hope and determination propel him even as he contemplates his vulnerability and the legacy of a terrible tragedy.

Should I Still Wish chronicles Evans’s efforts to leave an intense year of grief behind, to make peace with the natural world again, and to reconnect with a woman who promises, like San Francisco itself, a life of abundance and charm. With unflinching honesty Evans plumbs the uncertainties, doubts, and contradictions of a paradoxical experience in this love story, celebration of fatherhood, meditation on the afterlife of grief and resilience, and, ultimately, showcase for life’s many profound incongruities.


 

 
Number of Pages: 139
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Series Title: American Lives
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Nebraska Pr
Author: John W. Evans
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2017
TCIN: 51732881
UPC: 9780803295223
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-7344
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